MasterChef Debuts in the Maldives!

Official state media of the Maldives, Public Service Media (PSM) has officially launched the international hit culinary format MasterChef following a deal with Endemol Shine.

The Maldives will become the 63rd country to produce a local version of the popular format, MasterChef.

PSM has commissioned a 20-episode series due to premiere across primetime slots later this year.

“There is a tremendous array of culinary talent here in the Maldives and we are excited to see how these inspired, youthful, amateur chefs fare with the television audience. MasterChef is renowned for its excellent ratings and we are delighted to have this long-running global hit franchise on our network.” Managing Director of PSM, Ali Khalid stated.

During the launching ceremony of the show held last night, all the sponsors including the title sponsor Dhiraagu, STO, Villa College, and Bank of Maldives has signed the sponsorship agreement for the first season of MasterChef in the Maldives.